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Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Hu...
by Eric Topol

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English

Pages

341

Publication Date

March 12, 2019

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<div><b>One of America's top doctors reveals how AI will empower physicians and revolutionize patient care </b></div><div><br /></div><div>Medicine has become inhuman, to disastrous effect. The doctor-patient relationship--the heart of medicine--is broken: doctors are too distracted and overwhelmed to truly connect with their patients, and medical errors and misdiagnoses abound. In <i>Deep Medicine</i>, leading physician Eric Topol reveals how artificial intelligence can help. AI has the potential to transform everything doctors do, from notetaking and medical scans to diagnosis and treatment, greatly cutting down the cost of medicine and reducing human mortality. By freeing physicians from the tasks that interfere with human connection, AI will create space for the real healing that takes place between a doctor who can listen and a patient who needs to be heard.</div><div><br /></div><div>Innovative, provocative, and hopeful, <i>Deep Medicine</i> shows us how the awesome power of AI can make medicine better, for all the humans involved.</div>
Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre
by Brett L. Markham

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English

Pages

241

Publication Date

April 01, 2010

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<I>Mini Farming</I> describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to produce 85 percent of an average family’s food on just a quarter acre—and earn $10,000 in cash annually while spending less than half the time that an ordinary job would require. Even if you have never been a farmer or a gardener, this book covers everything you need to know to get started: buying and saving seeds, starting seedlings, establishing raised beds, soil fertility practices, composting, dealing with pest and disease problems, crop rotation, farm planning, and much more. Because self-suf?ciency is the objective, subjects such as raising backyard chickens and home canning are also covered along with numerous methods for keeping costs down and production high. Materials, tools, and techniques are detailed with photographs, tables, diagrams, and illustrations.
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
by Jared Diamond

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English

Pages

528

Publication Date

March 07, 2017

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<p><strong>"Fascinating.... Lays a foundation for understanding human history."—Bill Gates</strong></p><br />In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, <em>New York Review of Books</em>) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Societies that had had a head start in food production advanced beyond the hunter-gatherer stage, and then developed religion --as well as nasty germs and potent weapons of war --and adventured on sea and land to conquer and decimate preliterate cultures. A major advance in our understanding of human societies, <em>Guns, Germs, and Steel</em> chronicles the way that the modern world came to be and stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science, the Rhone-Poulenc Prize, and the Commonwealth club of California's Gold Medal.
Wine Grapes: A Complete Guide to 1,368 Vine Varieties, Including ...
by , Jose Vouillamoz

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English

Pages

1280

Publication Date

September 24, 2013

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<p>An indispensable book for every wine lover, from some of the world's leading wine experts.</p><p>Where do wine grapes come from and how are grape varieties related to one another? What is the historical background of each one? Where are they grown? What sort of wines do they make?</p><p>Using cutting-edge DNA analysis and detailing almost 1,400 distinct grape varieties, as well as myriad correct (and incorrect) synonyms, this book examines grapes and wine as never before. Here is a complete, alphabetically presented profile of all grape varieties of relevance to the wine lover, charting the relationships between them and including unique and astounding family trees, their characteristics in the vineyard, and—most important—what the wines made from them taste like.</p><p>Presented in a stunning design with eight-page gatefolds that reveal the family trees, and a rich variety of full-color illustrations from Viala and Vermorel's century-old classic ampelography, the text will deepen readers' understanding of grapes and wine with every page. Combining Jancis Robinson's worldview and nose for good writing and good wines with Julia Harding's research, expertise, and attention to detail plus Dr. Vouillamoz's unique level of scholarship, <em>Wine Grapes</em> offers essential and original information in greater depth and breadth than has ever been available before. This is a book for wine students, wine experts, and wine lovers everywhere.</p>
Feeding You Lies: How to Unravel the Food Industry's Playbook and...
by Vani Hari

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English

Pages

329

Publication Date

February 19, 2019

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<b><b>Feeding You Lies is an Instant National Bestseller. This follow-up to New York Times bestseller The Food Babe Way exposes the lies we've been told about our food--and takes readers on a journey to find healthy options.</b></b><br /><br />There's so much confusion about what to eat. Are you jumping from diet to diet and nothing seems to work? Are you sick of seeing contradictory health advice from experts? Just like the tobacco industry lied to us about the dangers of cigarettes, the same untruths, cover-ups, and deceptive practices are occurring in the food industry. Vani Hari, aka The Food Babe, blows the lid off the lies we've been fed about the food we eat--lies about its nutrient value, effects on our health, label information, and even the very science we base our food choices on. You'll discover:<br /><br />  <b>*</b>  How <b>nutrition research is manipulated</b> by food company funded experts<br /><br />  <b>*</b>  How to spot <b>fake news</b> generated by Big Food<br /><br />  <b>*</b>  The tricks food companies use to <b>make their food addictive</b><br /><br />  <b>*</b>  Why labels like <b>"all natural" and "non-GMO" aren't what they seem</b> and how to identify the healthiest food<br /><br />  <b>*</b>  Food marketing hoaxes that persuade us into buying <b>junk food disguised as health food</b><br /><br />Vani guides you through a 48-hour Toxin Takedown to rid your pantry, and your body, of harmful chemicals--a quick and easy plan that anyone can do. A blueprint for living your life without preservatives, artificial sweeteners, additives, food dyes, or fillers, eating foods that truly nourish you and support your health, Feeding You Lies is the first step on a new path of truth in eating--and a journey to your best health ever.
The Ecological Landscape Professional : Core Concepts for Integra...
by Erik Ohlsen

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English

Pages

102

Publication Date

March 10, 2019

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<h3><strong>Create a meaningful career restoring the planet. Ecological landscaping provides implementable solutions to many of the world's problems including viable new career paths for a growing regenerative economy.</strong><br /></h3><h5>This book includes FREE Online Trainings in Professional Ecological Design. Go Here to Register: https://erikohlsen.com/ecological-landscape-professional-trainings/ (Copy & Paste in your browser)<br /></h5><p><br /></p><h4><strong>Integrating the principles of permaculture with the practices of professional landscape design provides a powerful strategy to restore the planet and create a regenerative economy simultaneously. A global movement has already taken root throughout the landscape industry and standards are transforming away from old practices that pollute and destroy ecosystems toward methodologies that repair the environment. </strong></h4><p><strong></strong><strong></strong><strong></strong><br /></p><h4><strong><em>The Ecological Landscape Professional </em>outlines best practices for ecological landscape design, landscape fertility plans, ecological planting strategies, water-harvesting systems, project management, professional design processes, and building a regenerative career developing your own ecological landscape business. An ecological landscaping approach can provide implementable solutions to many of the environmental challenges and community issues that we face globally. Imagine what life would be like if your job was to design and implement regenerative landscapes, farms, and restoration projects. Imagine a career where you grow food, catch and store water, repair watersheds, build wildlife habitat, sequester carbon, build healthy soil, and transform your community. We can’t afford to wait for anyone else, we have to act now to save what’s left for future generations. Restoring our world can’t be a weekend hobby any longer as we so desperately need to scale regeneration. </strong></h4><p><strong></strong><br /></p><h4><strong>That's was this book is all about. It's here to inspire you, to educate you, and to empower you to gain the techniques and strategies necessary to have a beneficial and ecological impact on your community. The best practices inside this guide will give you tools you can use to create a livelihood regenerating the planet. It's a toolkit to change your life and the world around you.</strong></h4>
Dairy in Human Health and Disease across the Lifespan
by Academic Press

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English

Pages

362

Publication Date

June 19, 2017

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<p><i>Dairy in Human Health and Disease across the Lifespan</i> addresses the contribution of milk to the human diet and health throughout the life span. This comprehensive book is divided into three sections and presents a balanced overview of dairy’s impact on nutrition from infancy to adulthood. Summaries capture the most salient points of each chapter, and the book provides coverage of dairy as a functional food in health and disease.</p><ul><li>Presents various dairy products and their impact on health specific to various stages in the lifespan</li><li>Provides information to identify which food and diet constituents should be used as dietary supplements based on modification of health and nutrition</li><li>Incorporates contributions from an international team of authors with varying areas of expertise related to dairy and nutrition</li></ul>
The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science
by J. Kenji López-Alt

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English

Pages

962

Publication Date

September 21, 2015

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<p><strong>A <em>New York Times</em> Bestseller<br /><br />Winner of the James Beard Award for General Cooking and the IACP Cookbook of the Year Award<br /><br /><br /><br />"The one book you must have, no matter what you’re planning to cook or where your skill level falls."—<em>New York Times Book Review</em></strong></p><br /><p>Ever wondered how to pan-fry a steak with a charred crust and an interior that's perfectly medium-rare from edge to edge when you cut into it? How to make homemade mac 'n' cheese that is as satisfyingly gooey and velvety-smooth as the blue box stuff, but far tastier? How to roast a succulent, moist turkey (forget about brining!)—and use a foolproof method that works every time?</p><br /><p>As Serious Eats's culinary nerd-in-residence, J. Kenji López-Alt has pondered all these questions and more. In <em>The Food Lab</em>, Kenji focuses on the science behind beloved American dishes, delving into the interactions between heat, energy, and molecules that create great food. Kenji shows that often, conventional methods don’t work that well, and home cooks can achieve far better results using new—but simple—techniques. In hundreds of easy-to-make recipes with over 1,000 full-color images, you will find out how to make foolproof Hollandaise sauce in just two minutes, how to transform one simple tomato sauce into a half dozen dishes, how to make the crispiest, creamiest potato casserole ever conceived, and much more.</p>
The Classic Herb Garden
by Gordon Thorburn

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English

Pages

192

Publication Date

June 19, 2010

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<DIV><B>A helpful guidebook to growing herbs successfully and safely, with photos included.</B><BR />  <BR /> Herbs have been used since ancient times both to flavor food and as natural medicines. In this easy-access guide, gardener Gordon Thorburn reveals different types of herb gardens to suit your needs—from those that don’t require a lot of attention (mint and rosemary don’t need much watering, but basil and the beautiful Vietnamese coriander are very demanding), to classic herb gardens, culinary options, and medicinal herb gardens.<BR />  <BR /> Whether you suffer from migraines, insomnia, coughs and colds, or fatigue, there are herbs which can treat you without side effects. But some herbs can prove fatal—so you can also discover which herbs are safe to use as herbal teas, but not as salad leaves, in this guide to creating the perfect herb garden for your needs.<BR />  <BR /> Each herb is listed with growing instructions and its culinary and medicinal uses, plus the color of its flowers and any must-know information, from health warnings to nature-friendly herbs which attract butterflies and bees to help pollinate your garden.</DIV>
The Old Farmer's Almanac 2019
by Old Farmer's Almanac

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

September 04, 2018

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<DIV>America’s oldest and largest farmer’s almanac is back with its famous 80% accurate long-range weather predictions for 2019! As it has been since 1792 when George Washington was still in office, <I>The Old Farmer’s Almanac</I> is jam-packed with gardening advice and charts, notable astronomical events, folklore, humor, contests, husbandry, best fishing days, home remedies, wisdom, recipes, cultural and culinary trends, and more—too much more to mention.<BR /><BR /> Makes a wonderful stocking stuffer and not just because it will fit inside one! The price is modest to begin with, plus it’s a gift that will be read and appreciated all year long!<BR /> Printed in the USA.</DIV>

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